Highland, CA
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The crime rate in Highland is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 26 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Highland is 1 in 38. Based on FBI crime data, Highland is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Highland has a crime rate that is higher than 64% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Highland compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Highland with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Highland's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Highland does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Highland.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Highland occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Highland; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 272. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Highland's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Highland a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Highland is one in 44.

Importantly, we found that Highland has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Highland is one in 182.

Highland Crime Data

 
Crime Index

24

(100 is safest)


Safer than 24% of U.S. Cities

Highland Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

202

1,247

1,449

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.68

22.73

26.42

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Highland 3.68
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 272

in Highland

1 in 235

in California
Highland VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 54,854
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 20 58 122
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.36 1.06 2.22
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Highland 22.73
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 44

in Highland

1 in 38

in California
Highland Property CRIMES
Population: 54,854
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 408 537 302
Rate per 1,000 7.44 9.79 5.51
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Highland Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Highland 77
California 90